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Mushroom Stool 



Written By: Meg Allan Cole 



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Pencil (1) 

can of red paint (1) 
can of white paint (1) 
paint brushes for priming & painting (1) 
small circle to trace (1) 
• stool (1) 



SUMMARY 

We use these stools in our kitchen all the time, but they have gotten pretty beat up over the 
years. They are splattered with paint and are quite an eyesore. When my sister was recently 
visiting, she told me I could paint it to look like the little mushroom collection I have in my 
kitchen, and I loved the idea. This is a really easy project that can transform any simple 
stool into a totally cute mushroom. 



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• Paint the top of the stool red. 



Step 2 




• Paint the legs and rungs white. 



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Step 3 




• For the outer rim of the stool seat 
where the white meets the red, cut 
in with a small tipped paint brush to 
get a clean line. 



Step 4 




• Allow each coat of white to 
completely dry before adding the 
next, and continue until complete. 



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Step 5 




• Find a household object that has a 
circle that is the size you want the 
dots on your mushroom top to be, 
and trace with a pencil. Do this 
until you have the desired number 
of dots on top of your stool. 



Step 6 




• Using your small brush carefully 
paint your circles white. 



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Step 7 




• Allow to dry and use as you please. 
Now your functional stool is also 
super-duper-cute! 



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